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Horse Runs Wild Through Paris Streets

Squad car pulls up next to running horse for capture

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    An escaped horse caused quite a scene in the heart of Paris Thursday.

    The horse escaped after throwing its rider, a guard at the Elysee Palace.

    Runaway Horse Nabbed

    [CHI] Runaway Horse Nabbed
    Police say a runaway horse suffered only minor injuries as he ran wildly through the streets of Paris. (Published Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009)

    It then raced down one of the busiest streets in Paris with police cars in pursuit.

    When the runaway equine started running the wrong way up a one-way street along the Seine, a cop car managed to get next to it and an officer grabbed its reins.

    Police say the horse suffered slight injuries because it fell several times during its escape.